Clear Heat, Resolve ToxicityTaste: bitter, sweet Temperature: cold Channels: Stomach, Liver
Cautions & Contraindications:
- Large doses may cause mild diarrhea.
Actions & Indications:
- Reduces abscesses and dissipates nodules: for internal abscesses and external sores, particularly if they are firm and hard. Especially useful for breast and intestinal abscesses. Can be used both internally and topically.
- Clears the Liver and clears the eyes: for redness and swelling of the eyes. Can be used alone as a steam for this purpose.
- Clears heat, resolves dampness, and unblocks painful urinary dribbling: for damp-heat jaundice and painful urinary dribbling.